WASHINGTON - Authorities have arrested a man they say fired shots at a Special Police Officer in Northeast D.C.
The alleged incident happened Monday just before 4 p.m. in the 3800 block of Dix Street.
Police say 25-year-old Adrian Ivan Smith pulled a handgun and fired at the SPO after approaching and starting a conversation with him.
The SPO returned fire and shot Smith, who fled the scene but was later located and arrested.
Smith suffered non-life-threatening injuries in the shooting and faces charges of assault on a police officer and assault with a dangerous weapon. The SPO was not injured.
The incident is still under investigation.